Tag Archives: trees

Lacebark Pine

Lacebark Pine Pinus bungeana

We love lacebark pine (Pinus bungeana) because it is an evergreen pine tree with beautiful exfoliating bark, and because it is a deer resistant plant.

Fall Tree Care


Our trees need care to prepare for colder months. “While your trees seem to be in a state of hibernation in the winter, exposure to the tough conditions can cause them major stress,” says Jim Skiera, Executive Director of the …

Book Review: Seeing Trees


Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees by Nancy Ross Hugo and Robert Llewellyn (Photographer) 242 pages Timber Press, 2011 List price: $29.95 Trivia buffs love books that take an ordinary subject and reveal extraordinary tidbits of fascinating …

Berries for Birds

Planting berrying shrubs or trees is the quickest way to increase the value of one’s property to wildlife. The natural habitat of the groups suggested here is for the most part open, sunny borders such as along a fence; some …